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guitar or violin?
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January 9, 2021 - 3:50 pm
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Its got frets! six strings but is it a violin or guitar. No doubt the bloke s good though.

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Here is a screenshot. I cropped a screenshot rarher supply a link to a possibly  competitive store. There were other fretted violins there.

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Cello and Viola Time! 

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ahhhh..the bow of destiny!   those other poor violins are in bad need of some humidpaks. 🙂

good stuff!  

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Mouse said
Here is a screenshot. I cropped a screenshot rarher supply a link to a possibly  competitive store. There were other fretted violins there.

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Interesting that mouse? Got me wondering, is this the natural evolution of violin. Maybe in a few years everyone will be using these, at least there would be no problems with intonation anymore.

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I think vibrato and sliding would be harder. It isn't the exact movement like sliding on a guitar. I do not seeing this being n evolution, just a merge of the two for those who want it.

Cello and Viola Time! 

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I had 1st seen a fretted violin being played online by a musician in India. 

The weird part is adjusting the bridge for intonation. 

 

My favorite video is where Mark Woods demonstrates playing a little something different on each of his line of violins!

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Mesmerizing! 

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